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Jan 4, 2013 5:30am PST
>> venezuelan president hugo chÁvez suffers complications from a severe lung infection after cancer surgery. ♪ >> you are watching al jazeera live from doha. deepening divisions in iraq. clamming discriminations by the shia-led government. almost a million remain homeless in the philippines. thousands of shark fins discovered on a rooftop in hong kong. controversial delicacy is booming. ♪ less than a week before he is due to be sworn in for a second term, the latest news on venezuelan president is not encouraging. the government says hugo chÁvez is suffering from complications from a severe lung infection after cancer surgery in cuba of. >> under pressure for more information on the state of the nation's leader, venezuelan officials have told us more about hugo chÁvez's cancer. >> falling the sensitive surgery on december 11, commander hugo chÁvez has faced complications as a consequence of a severe lung infection which has resulted in a respiratory deficiency that requires hugo chÁvez to remain in strict compliance with his medical treatment. >> chÁvez successor has been a
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Jan 10, 2013 3:00pm PST
presidential inauguration as hugo chÁvez remains hospitalized in cuba. the venezuelan supreme court says chÁvez is still president, but the opposition is calling for a caretaker government and elections. we host a debate. a victory in the campaign against stop and frisk. >> going to the store in coming from the store, they're going to stop you. >> they stop about 90% of the people coming in. >> i don't mind the police being here, but not the harassment. >> new york police are not allowed to routinely stop pedestrians outside private residential buildings in the bronx. all of that and more coming up. this is "democracy now!," democracynow.org, the war and peace report. i'm amy goodman. at least five people have been killed in u.s. drone strike in pakistan earlier today. the strike hit a home in north waziristan. it was at least the seventh u.s. drone strike in less than two weeks. the attack comes as the cia nominee john brennan continues to come under scrutiny for his role in the obama administration's drone warfare overseas. in his remarks at the time, brennan had said there was not a
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Jan 5, 2013 2:00pm PST
president's health crisis. the government insists hugo chavez will continue to lead even if he's too ill to be sworn in next week. we'll have the very latest live from caracas. you're watching al-jazeera live from london. also coming up, foreign forces on guard as rebels in the central african republic paint another town. shots are fired as rioters confront police in northern ireland and making the desert grow, technology helping israeli farmers turn saltwater into harvest gold. thank you for joining us. venezuela has re-elected diosdado cabello. some opposition politicians say power should pass to cabello if chavez is too ill to take the oath of office. ministers remain adamant machavez will not be replaced. >> this is clear leadership by chavez who is so responsible, we've studied the worst-case scenarios. we have a president who has been elected from 2013 to 2019 and has been re-elected and that term will be fulfilled. >> the vice president insists the supreme court can swear in chavez at a later date. >> already on the 10th of january, the new constitutional period begins and he cont
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Jan 9, 2013 2:00pm PST
coming up in the next half-hour -- venezuelan supreme court upholds a delay in swearing in hugo chavez. >> germany's catholic church halts its investigation into child abuse by priests. >> and is this the next big technology breakthrough? 3-d printers this cult objects. -- that sculpt objects. >> venezuelas supreme court has upheld the indefinite delay of president hugo chavez's swearing in for a new term and said his present administration can continue operating. they made the statement amid a fierce debate between the government and opposition over weather the constitution requires the new president to be sworn in on thursday. >> until the new president can be sworn in, officials in the current administration will have the job of governing the country. the court ruled they could continue to fully exercise their functions under the principle of continuity of government. >> the supreme court announced the decision in an eagerly awaited tv broadcast. a constitutional row broke out after it became clear that the reelected president would be unable to attend. >> it is possible for the reelected preside
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Jan 11, 2013 4:30am PST
hugo chavez who remains in cuba. the supreme court has ruled that chavez can take his oath of office as a late -- his oath of office at a later date when his condition has improved. big celebrations are getting under way in the venezuelan capital in support of the ailing president with several other latin american leaders attending events. >> chavez won a comfortable victory for a fourth term despite his health problems. later on, we will talk to a latin-american expert to talk about chavez and his government, but right now, a car bomb has exploded close to the defense ministry in tel aviv. at least four people have been injured. police believe the bombing is a criminal act and not one linked to palestinian militants. >> it is thought the target was the head of a notorious israeli mob. a motorcyclist was seen attaching an explosive device to a vehicle in which the man was believed to be sitting. he has already survived eight previous assassination attempts. the irish government has called on the european union to ease terms on its multi-billion euro bailout loan. the irish prime mini
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Jan 8, 2013 5:30am PST
. hugo chavez has been in cuba since early december for cancer treatment. church leaders support the opposition view that the presidential inauguration must take place on january 10 or the constitution will be violated. >> it is clear in the text of the constitution that on the 10th of january, the term of the current president expires and a new one begins, for which hugo chavez was reelected. the october elections last year would've been pointless if a new government term was not voted on. the goal of this conference is not to intervene publicly in the interpretation of the constitution, but in this case the common welfare of the country and the defense of ethics is at risk. to manipulate the constitution to reach a political objective is morally unacceptable. >> it's been a for your weeks since the president was last seen in venezuela. his presence can still be felt on the streets of the capital caracas. >> for these people, street art is a way to get a political message out. that's why these days they want this to be present on everyone's mind. this person support the socialist re
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Jan 8, 2013 7:00pm PST
. also coming up, political uncertainty in venezuela. it is confirmed hugo chavez will not be sworn in on thursday. the president of the central african republic tells al jazeera the rebels have been backed by foreign powers. it is called the dream liner. now it is more of a nightmare for boeing. we will tell you why. about 1 million people inside syria are getting hungry because you win agencies cannot get food aid in side. the food organization is handing out rations to one and a half million people. it leaves many who are desperately in need without food. the un says more than 60,000 people have been killed in the uprising that began in march of 2011. the u.n. refugee agency says nearly 100,000 refugees have escaped violence in syria in the last month alone, and there are more than 590,000 refugees, up from before. many of those people have escaped the jordan camp, where winter storms are making already difficult conditions worse. tents have been flooded. many people are stranded, and a big snowstorm is expected to hit very soon. >> the weather is so cold. they tell us if they give
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Jan 6, 2013 5:30am PST
hugo chavez. he is reelected to lead the national assembly. >> most of what was in stock is now destroyed. >> farmers have damaged crops and mounting debt in sri lanka. >> welcome back. if you have travel plans toward turkey, it will be extremely snowy the next several days. look at all the white encompassing most of turkey. that will be snow. especially to the north, we expect to see a mid-40's centimeters of snow falling in the next two days. that will cause trouble the latest -- that will cause trouble -- that will cause travel delays. the rain in london is at bay. paris will have more sunshine. the temperature in london will be nine degrees. along the northern coast of egypt, we saw rain pushing through the last couple days. it is going to the east. israel has seen over 80 millimeters of rain in 24 hours. the rain will continue. we're talking about parts of lebanon and syria seeing heavy rain. snow be a problem in the higher elevations. benghazi, 18 degrees. tripoli, 17 degrees. i want to take youthursday at 9. >> the top stories on al jazeera. the syrian president has offer
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Jan 5, 2013 6:00am PST
venezuela for the ailing president, hugo chÁvez, might be postponed. the opposition maintains that if javed does not attend next thursday's ceremony, he will no longer be eligible for office. he has contracted a serious lung infection while recovering from a cancer operation. 2013 is an election year in germany. angela merkel is riding high in the polls with her first coalition partners -- her first coalition partners could lose their place in the partner and -- in the parliament this year. and to the social democrat challenger composite failed to connect with the countries are far. -- the social democratic challenger has failed to connect with the country so far. >> angela merkel attended an event with a group of children dressed up as the three kings. she can afford to relax. she has great popularity with the voters there. >> we want a good government to continue in this wonderful state. that is only possible with david kowt -- david mcallister as premier. >> the social democrat needs a good result to boost his campaign. his reason, that the chancellor's wages are too low has gone d
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Jan 10, 2013 2:00pm PST
hugo chavez who remains in cuba. the supreme court has ruled that chavez can take his oath of office as a late -- his oath of office at a later date when his condition has improved. big celebrations are getting under way in the venezuelan capital in support of the ailing president with several other latin american leaders attending events. >> chavez won a comfortable victory for a fourth term despite his health problems. later on, we will talk to a latin-american expert to talk about chavez and his government, but right now, a car bomb has exploded close to the defense ministry in tel aviv. at least four people have been injured. police believe the bombing is a criminal act and not one linked to palestinian militants. >> it is thought the target was the head of a notorious israeli mob. a motorcyclist was seen attaching an explosive device to a vehicle in which the man was believed to be sitting. he has already survived eight previous assassination attempts. the irish government has called on the european union to ease terms on its multi-billion euro bailout loan. the irish prime mini
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Jan 4, 2013 7:00pm PST
month since people in venezuela have seen or heard hugo chavez. people have not seen a picture or heard a phone call from the president. there are lots of rumors and speculations going around. the minister of communications announced the president was suffering from a severe lung infection. this week, the president received a visit in havana from the vice president, the president of the national assembly, and his older brother. for many, this is an example of the gravity of the situation. many wonder whether the president will be back for his inauguration on january 10. there is a debate going on about what will happen in this country. hugo chavez is alive but not able to come back. the opposition demands to know what kind of cancer job as house, where it is located. they want to travel to havana to confirm the president's health. this attention will probably increase on saturday, when the national assembly convenes its legislative leaders. >> tens of thousands of fatah supporters have been celebrating its anniversary. hamas allow the event to go ahead, despite ongoing tensions between
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Jan 9, 2013 5:30am PST
postpone hugo chavez's nomination -- inauguration. he is recovering from cancer surgery. more from caracas. >> the confirmation came. the president of the legislative body read a letter by vice- president maduro, saying based on the recommendation of his medical team, hugo chavez will not be able to attend his inauguration thursday. >> because of this, we invoke article 231 of the constitution of the as well as -- venezuela. thank you in -- at a time for the attention you pay to this community. long live chavez. >> people and places like this one are not giving up on chavez, but there is a growing resignation they may not see him back for a while. that is precisely the wary of those who uphold -- oppose the government. they claim they authorities are not telling the people the whole truth about the president's health. there will be no inauguration on thursday, but the government has called on chavis' supporters to rally next to the presidential palace. and officials insist the chavez swearing in can be delayed after the president has recovered. the opposition claims any delay would
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Jan 11, 2013 7:00pm PST
, hugo chÁvez, undergoing cancer treatment in cuba. lending to a sport -- lending support to the man who stood by her when no one else would. >> she tweeted earlier today about bringing a bible. she said she would hopefully meet with family members. she did not make a clear statement that she would meet with chavez himself, which may be because he is not in the condition to received visitors. not much coming about the status of hugo chÁvez's health. he has been here more than a month now. in that time, we have seen and heard nothing of him. this is a big deal considering it is one of the most charismatic and outspoken leaders in regions across the world. a lot of uncertainty swirling around his health, if you will get better, or uncertainty out over whether he will return to power. on thursday, massive street demonstrations in caracas, the capital of venezuela. he was supposed to take another oath of office for this term. he was able to secure the freedom to go back whenever he recuperates and take the oath of office, but the fact that he was absent on a very significant day and that he
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Jan 10, 2013 5:30am PST
government rally is expected in venezuela later after the supreme court ruled the inauguration of hugo chavez could be postponed. the delay is necessary because the president is recovering from cancer surgery in cuba. but opposition has condemned the ruling and wants to know just how sick chavez is. from caracas -- >> a highly anticipated announcement, reaffirming the venezuela government position. >> of january 10 a new constitution period begins, a new swearing-in ceremony is not necessary for whom go chavez to be elected by virtue of the fact there is no interruption in the exercise of his duties. >> for weeks, the government and -- [no audio] 10 years the supreme court has traditionally sided with the government, so the latest ruling came as no surprise. on wednesday, they also said for now it is not necessary that a medical commission clarified the president's health, something the opposition here has been demanding for a very long time. >> the figurehead of the opposition who lost to chavez in the last election asked his followers not to react with protest or violence even if, li
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Jan 9, 2013 7:00pm PST
ruling to delay the president's inauguration. the decision puts off the ceremony until hugo chavez is well enough to attend. chavez is still in cuba, following his fourth operation for cancer. u.s. vice president joe biden says the white house is prepared to use executive orders as well as legislation to tighten gun control. he is holding talks with pro and anti-gun groups on the issue. 48 iranians held by opposition fighters were released in return for over 2000 government prisoners. a sri lankan housemaid has been beheaded for a crime she was accused of committing went to 17 years old. this is the passport she used to enter saudi arabia in 2005. it gives her date of birth as 1982, but her actual versus the fed said she was born -- she was actually six years younger, meaning she would only have been 17 years old when an infant died in her care. the ministry of external affairs said the president and the government deplored the execution of the girl, despite all efforts at the highest level of the government and the outcry of the people locally and internationally over the death sente
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Jan 11, 2013 3:00pm PST
hugo chÁvez. the inauguration has been delayed while he remains in the hospital following his fourth cancer surgery. the vice president adjust the supporters. >-- addressed the supporters. >> 30 days have passed since the operation of our commander hugo chÁvez, and at this very moment, as you know, he is fighting a battle. we tell him from here, commander, easy, keep up your battle. you have a revolutionary people. >> while the venezuelan supreme court has ruled chÁvez is still president despite missing his swearing-in, the opposition is calling for a caretaker government to and new elections. two democratic congress members are planning to walmart ceo was f oreallocations supporting the retail expansion of walmart as early as 2005. two show walmart international's general counsel emails duke and other executives about specific bribes for the opening of a number of stores in november 2005, contradicting walmart claims its top officials were unaware. in a letter, the congress members wrote -- the justice department is currently investigating whether walmart violated the forei
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Jan 10, 2013 7:00pm PST
political culture. >> in venezuela, military jets give the salute to president hugo chavez. he was supposed to be sworn in for a fourth term on thursday but remains in cuba, where he is recovering from cancer surgery. that did not stop thousands of supporters and regional leaders from taking part in a rally in the capital. >> i am chavez was the message on the streets. thousands of people gathered to show their support for the man they called their commander. thursday should have been inauguration day, but it turns into a show of force for the party. >> we love chavez. we know he is our leader. he has given to venezuela all his love. he has given our country the respect it has lost. >> people are hoping the president will recover. chavez is still in cuba after undergoing his fourth cancer surgery. there has been an ongoing debate about who is running the country. >> we came here to defend the constitution, that says he can be sworn in when he recovers. he is the only president, and the government is waiting for him the nationalists had offered the president to stay indefinitely. >> even tho
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Jan 9, 2013 3:00pm PST
delayed the third term swearing-in ceremony of president hugo chÁvez as he continues to receive medical treatment in cuba. chÁvez has been in cuba for nearly a month undergoing and recovering from his fourth surgery for cancer. on tuesday, the head of an as well as national assembly confirmed chÁvez is not well enough to make it back in time for thursday's swearing-in. >> the commander president has asked me to inform you in accordance with recommendations of the medical team that is taking care of reestablishing his health, the process of post over to recovery will extend further than january 10 of this year. because of this, he will not be able to appear on that date in front of the national assembly. >> the delay has sparked a heated dispute between the venezuelan government and political opposition, with chÁvez's foes arguing that cabello should assume the presidency as head of the national assembly should chaveza fail to be sworn in. new york governor andrew cuomo is reportedly preparing to unveil what is being described as one of the toughest gun control laws in the cou
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Jan 4, 2013 8:00am PST
medical status of president hugo chavez, raising concerns about his health after a recent cancer surgery in cuba. ernesto villegas made remarks thursday. >> commandant a chavez has faced a severe lung infection. it causes breathing in sufficiency ever -- that causes him to comply with severe medical treatment. >> a pakistani schoolgirl who has been shot in the head by the taliban has been released from a hospital in britain. malala yousufzai is expected to return to the hospital in the coming weeks for reconstructive surgery to her skull. she was targeted after campaigning over the rights of girls. google has won a major victory in the united states after dodging charges from the ftc over how it arranges search results. the ftc concluded a two-year investigation of google saying the search giant had not violated antitrust or anti competition statutes. the decision allows google to continue elevating its own service in search results, raising concerns the company could exercise massive power over the internet. google performs 70% of all u.s. search queries. u.s. immigration authorities sa
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